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Senior Corporate Affairs Adviser - Generalist
May 15, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Commercial Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill PR / Corporate Communications
Role Corporate Communications Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.B.A,B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Wood Group designs, modifies, constructs and operates industrial facilities mainly for the oil & gas sector, right across the asset lifecycle.

Job Description

About the Role:

As part of a team, this position will contribute to the delivery of Corporate Affairs (CA) activities to support the growth of Woodside's Australian business, with a focus on Woodside's Burrup Hub projects including Browse, Scarborough, NWS life extension and Pluto Expansion. Working at the direction of a Corporate Affairs Manager, and alongside the relevant project and functional teams, this role will interface with government approvals, Joint Venture engagement, stakeholder advocacy, social and economic impact assessment, social investment, corporate reporting, media engagement, community development and general communications.

Depending on requirements of the role, this position will be based either in Perth or Karratha, Western Australia and offers lots of opportunities and a great lifestyle.

This position will be working on a 24-month fixed term contract.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Working in a dynamic environment, the Senior CA adviser is responsible for:

  • Supporting coordination and delivery of social and economic impact management plans
  • Supporting communications activities including preparation of internal and external materials for targeted and broad-based stakeholder engagement and messaging; statutory reporting and media enquiries
  • Supporting government advocacy on regulatory and other government approvals
  • Supporting non-government stakeholder engagement / advocacy including preparation of materials
  • Social investment strategy development, implementation and monitoring
  • Supporting coordination and management of local content and community development plans

Skills & Experience:

We have opportunities for both experienced oil and gas people, and those seeking to transition to the industry. If you have a background in the resources, public sector or political office (regional development or communications management) or journalism/communications industries, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we expect from you:

  • You share and demonstrate the same values we do: integrity, respect, discipline, excellence, working sustainably and working together
  • Degree qualification in arts, international relations, commerce, legal or other relevant discipline couple with experience in a similar position
  • Experience with stakeholder management ideally across both public and private sectors
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of some of the issues facing the O&G sector is advantageous
  • Flexibility to be deployed in Perth or regional locations
  • Awareness of the Australian media and contemporary issues driving media attention
  • Awareness of Australian political environment and community issues that interface with Woodside's business
  • Awareness of social impact assessment and community development practices
  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications will be well regarded

You will need to be comfortable working in a flexible and changing environment, managing a dynamic portfolio where your tasks and responsibilities will vary.

Recognition & Reward:

What you can expect from us:

  • Work on projects for world-class operating assets renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency
  • Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
  • Values in action
  • Industry-leading 16 weeks' paid parental leave for primary carer; plus secondary carer leave
  • Active employee community groups for gender equality, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and LGBTI+ staff and allies
  • Community volunteering opportunities
  • Relocation assistance
  • A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives, share plans, above-industry superannuation contributions and a generous health insurance allowance

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